New Headteacher support

New Headteacher support

Buckinghamshire Council and the Buckinghamshire Academy for School Leadership (BASL) work together to provide a programme of support for new headteachers and those new to Buckinghamshire.

The programme includes:

  • Three events
  • Free BASL membership
  • The offer of mentoring by an experienced Buckinghamshire Headteacher funded through BASL

Events are by invitation only. For more information about the offer, or to provide information about a recent appointment, please contact us


We are currently reviewing events for 2021/22

BASL membership

As a new headteacher or a headteacher new to Buckinghamshire your school is offered free BASL membership for the academic year. 

BASL membership offers you discounted:

  • rate for the BASL Annual Conference for School Leaders
  • access to a programme of up to 3 half‐day leadership seminars this academic year


Buckinghamshire Council funding enables BASL to offer up to 12 hours face to face mentoring to new headteachers over their first three terms in post. 

If you choose to accept this offer, you will be paired with an experienced headteacher who has completed mentor training.

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